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LIBERTY SEATED QUARTER MINTAGE

Many Varieties 1838-1891

Liberty-Seated-Quarter-Value

Variety 1 No Motto Above Eagle 1838-1853

Variety 2 Arrows at Date, Rays around Eagle 1853

Variety 3 Arrows at Date, No Rays 1854-1855

Variety 1 resumed Arrows at Date, Weight of Variety 2 1856-1865

Variety 4 Motto Above Eagle 1866-1873

Variety 5 Arrows at Date 1873-1874

Variety 4 resumed with Weight of Variety 5 1875-1891


Liberty Seated Quarters spanned 53 years of production. When looking at similar circulated coins of same grade, compare wear on the shield on the reverse. Most Liberty Seated quarters have good strikes. Quality can vary between coins in many aspects of the details and can affect value. Liberty Seated Quarters are readily available in lower grades and can be very rare in higher Mint State grades because they were used heavily in circulation and were not collected in their time and many are worn. Key Date for Liberty Seated Quarter are 1840-O Drapery at Elbow Large 0, 1842-O Small Date, 1855-O, 1856-S, 1864-S, 1867-S, 1871-CC, 1872-CC,1873-CC, 1874-CC.

Year & Mint Mintage Proof Mintage
1838 466,000 est. 5
1839 491,146 est. 5
1840 188,127 est. 5
1840-O 425,200 0
1841 120,000 est. 10
1841-O 452,000 0
1842 88,000 est. 10
1842-O 769,000 0
1843 645,600 est. 10
1843-O 968,000 0
1844 421,200 est. 10
1844-O 740,000 0
1845 922,000 est. 10
1846 510,000 est. 20
1847 734,000 est. 10
1847-O 368,000 0
1848 146,000 est. 10
1849 340,000 est. 10
1849-O 412,000 0
1850-O see above 0
1850 190,800 est. 10
1851 160,000 est. 10
1851-O 88,000 0
1852 177,060 est. 10
1852-O 96,000 0
1853 44,200 None known
1853 15,210,020 est. 10
1853-O 1,332,000 0
1854 12,380,000 est. 25
1854-O 1,484,000 0
1855 2,857,000 est. 20
1855-O 176,000 0
1855-S 396,400 est. 1
1856 7,264,000 est. 40
1856-O 968,000 0
1856-S 286,000 0
1857 9,644,000 est. 40
1857-O 1,180,000 0
1857-S 82,000 0
1858 7,368,000 est. 100-200
1858-O 520,000 0
1858-S 121,000 0
1859 1,343,200 800
1859-O 260,000 0
1859-S 80,000 0
1860 804,400 1000
1860-O 388,000 0
1860-S 56,000 0
1861 4,853,600 1000
1861-S 96,000 0
1862 932,000 550
1862-S 67,000 0
1863 191,600 460
1864 93,600 470
1864-S 20,000 0
1865 58,800 500
1865-S 41,000 0
1866 16,800 725
1866-S 28,000 0
1867 20,000 625
1867-S 48,000 0
1868 29,400 600
1868-S 96,000 0
1869 16,000 600
1869-S 76,000 0
1870 86,400 1000
1870-CC 8,340 0
1871 118,200 960
1871-S 30,900 0
1871-CC 10,890 0
1872 182,000 950
1872-S 83,000 0
1872-CC 22,850 0
1873 212,000 600
1873-CC 4,000 0
1873 1,271,160 540
1873-S 156,000 0
1873-CC 12,462 0
1874 471,200 est. 700-850
1874-S 392,000 0
1875 4,292,800 700
1875-S 680,000 0
1875-CC 140,000 0
1876 17,816,000 1,150
1876-S 8,596,000 0
1876-CC 4,944,000 0
1877 10,911,200 510
1877-S 8,996,000 0
1877-CC 4,192,000 0
1878 2,260,000 800
1878-S 140,000 0
1878-CC 996,000 0
1879 13,600 1,100
1880 13,600 1,355
1881 12,000 975
1882 15,200 1,100
1883 14,400 1,039
1884 8,000 875
1885 13,600 930
1886 5,000 886
1887 10,000 710
1888 10,000 800
1888-S 1,216,000 0
1889 12,000 711
1890 80,000 590
1891 3,920,000 600
1891-O 68,000 0
1891-S 2,216,000 0